Anti-Cholesterol Drugs Questioned

Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic, told CBS News anchor Katie Couric that he would advise doctors to quit prescribing Vytorin…

He went on to say, “My advice to physicians is not to use this drug Vytorin nor to use Zetia as first line agents any more… Right now, five years into this, with nearly 1 million prescriptions per week being written, there is no evidence that the drugs actually produce any benefit for patients.”

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